New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population

Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Study suggests patient care info might not be relayed to new team, boosting risk of in-hospital death

Quick Shot of Epinephrine Boosts Cardiac Arrest Patients' Survival: Study

A dose within 5 minutes of heart stopping increased chances by 20 percent

Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed

Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage, study finds

Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S.

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

Are Catholic Women Less Likely to Breast-Feed?

Study suggests that possibility, review authors say, but more research needed to confirm findings

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes

Surgical delivery might be widening gap between baby's size and mother's pelvis, researchers say

Health Highlights: Dec. 5, 2016

  • Michael Bloomberg Donates Another $360 Million to Anti-Tobacco Fight

  • VA Medical Staff Resign After Maggots Found in Patient's Wound

  • Nearly 2 Million Lbs of Chicken Recalled

Health Tip: Handle Pet Food With Care

It may harbor germs

Health Tip: Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Here's what the habit can cause